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BREACHING THE BACKFIELD: Center junior Carlos Almeida sacks and knocks the ball free from Ignacio quarterback Gabe Tucson (11) during 1A Southern Peaks Conference action at home this past Friday, Oct. 11. Though the visiting Bobcats’ Clay Campbell (52) was able to recover this fumble, the Vikings managed to go into halftime with the score tied at 21—helped by two Almeida touchdown receptions—before falling 38-21.  Now 3-3 overall, 0-2 in the SPC, the Vikes will next travel to Colorado Springs this Friday, Oct. 18, to test non-conference St. Mary’s (1-5, 0-2 1A Tri-Peaks).  The struggling Pirates fell 47-6 last week on the road at No. 4-ranked [CHSAANow.com Class 1A poll, 10/7] Florence.

STOPPED HIM COLD: Center’s Ismeal Palacios (59) and Abraham Echauri (3) combine to stop Ignacio’s Joe Garcia during 1A Southern Peaks Conference play this past Friday, Oct. 11.  The hosting Vikings managed to go into halftime with the score tied at 21, before falling 38-21 and slipping to 3-3 overall, 0-2 SPC.  Up next, CHS will travel to Colorado Springs this Friday, Oct. 18, to test non-conference St. Mary’s (1-5, 0-2 1A Tri-Peaks), with the struggling Pirates coming in off a 47-6 road loss at No. 4-ranked [CHSAANow.com Class 1A poll, 10/7] Florence.

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